The confession of him that offereth the basket of firstfruits.
Deuteronomy 26:1 And it shall be when thou art come in vnto the land which the LORD giueth thee for an inheritance, and possessest it, and dwellest therein: Deuteronomy 26:2 That thou shalt take of the first of all the fruit of the earth, which thou shalt bring of thy land that the LORD thy God giueth thee, and shalt put it in a basket, and shalt goe vnto the place which the LORD thy God shal choose to place his Name there: Deuteronomy 26:3 And thou shalt goe vnto the Priest that shall be in those dayes, and say vnto him, I professe this day vnto the LORD thy God, that I am come vnto the countrey which the LORD sware vnto our fathers for to giue vs. Deuteronomy 26:4 And the Priest shall take the basket out of thine hand, and set it downe before the Altar of the LORD thy God. Deuteronomy 26:5 And thou shalt speake and say before the LORD thy God, A Syrian ready to perish [was] my father, and hee went downe into Egypt, and soiourned there with a few, and became there a nation, great, mighty, and populous. Deuteronomy 26:6 And the Egyptians euil intreated vs, and afflicted vs, and layd vpon vs hard bondage. Deuteronomy 26:7 And when wee cryed vnto the LORD God of our fathers, the LORD heard our voyce, and looked on our affliction, and our labour, and our oppression. Deuteronomy 26:8 And the LORD brought vs foorth out of Egypt with a mightie hand, and with an out-stretched arme, and with great terriblenesse, and with signes, and with wonders. Deuteronomy 26:9 And he hath brought vs into this place, and hath giuen vs this land, [euen] a land that floweth with milke and honie. Deuteronomy 26:10 And now behold, I haue brought the First fruits of the land, which thou, O LORD, hast giuen mee: and thou shalt set it before the LORD thy God, and worship before the LORD thy God. Deuteronomy 26:11 And thou shalt reioyce in euery good thing, which the LORD thy God hath giuen vnto thee, and vnto thine house, thou, and the Leuite, and the stranger that is among you.
The prayer of him that giveth his third year's tithes.
Deuteronomy 26:12 When thou hast made an end of tithing all the tithes of thine increase, the third yeere, [which is] the yeere of tything, and hast giuen [it] vnto the Leuite, the stranger, the fatherlesse, and the widow, that they may eate within thy gates, and be filled: Deuteronomy 26:13 Then thou shalt say before the LORD thy God, I haue brought away the hallowed things out of [mine] house, and also haue giuen them vnto the Leuite, and vnto the stranger, to the fatherlesse, and to the widow, according to all thy commandements, which thou hast commanded me: I haue not transgressed thy commandements, neither haue I forgotten [them]. Deuteronomy 26:14 I haue not eaten thereof in my mourning, neither haue I taken away ought thereof for any vncleane [vse], nor giuen ought thereof for the dead: [but] I haue hearkened to the voyce of the LORD my God, [and] haue done according to all that thou hast commaunded me. Deuteronomy 26:15 Looke downe from thy holy habitation, from heauen, and blesse thy people Israel, and the land which thou hast giuen vs, as thou swarest vnto our fathers, a land that floweth with milke and hony.
The Covenant between God and the people.
Deuteronomy 26:16 This day the LORD thy God hath commanded thee to doe these Statutes and Iudgements: thou shalt therefore keepe and doe them with all thine heart, and with all thy soule. Deuteronomy 26:17 Thou hast auouched the LORD this day to be thy God, and to walke in his wayes, and to keepe his Statutes, and his Commaundements, and his Iudgements, and to hearken vnto his voice. Deuteronomy 26:18 And the LORD hath auouched thee this day to be his peculiar people, as he hath promised thee, and that [thou] shouldest keepe all his Commaundements: Deuteronomy 26:19 And to make thee high aboue all nations which he hath made, in praise and in name, and in honour, and that thou mayest be an holy people vnto the LORD thy God, as he hath spoken.